Tick Identification for the Public

Please Note: As of February 28, 2017, the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) no longer accepts ticks for identification and testing. Click here for the most recent MDARD Tick Submission Summary.

Effective March 1, 2017, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services will begin accepting ticks from the public for identification and possible disease screeningFind Instructions for submitting ticks or ordering tick submission kits here, by visiting www.michigan.gov/lyme, or by calling 517-335-8165 for details.